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How Will Suburban Schools Handle the New Influx of Immigrants?

Sarah Garland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Sarah Garland

In the next 20 years, the schools in need of the most help may not be the schools in inner cities like Newark or Detroit. Instead, they may be in far-flung suburbs and exurbs where immigrants are flocking.

Study: Economic Integration Good For Schools

The Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Low-income students in Montgomery County performed better when they attended affluent elementary schools instead of ones with higher concentrations of...

Our Public Library Lifeline Is Fraying. We'll Be Sorry When it Snaps

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Art Brodsky

Libraries, once considered a necessity, are now seen as a luxury. They are low-hanging fruit for budget pluckers, particularly at the state and local levels of government in communities across the country.

JihadJane, Colleen LaRose, Recruited Terrorists And Plotted Murder, Prosecutors Say

AP | By MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PHILADELPHIA (AP)-- A suburban Philadelphia woman "desperate to do something" to help suffering Muslims has been charged with using the Internet to re...

Holder, Race and Obama's 10% of the White Alabama Vote

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The complicated picture of how America came to vote for its first black president reflects the country's multifarious attitude towards race

Kindergarten Cops

Diana V. Morgan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Diana V. Morgan

If "Love and work are the cornerstones of our humanness," than I have become temporarily less than human. Work is where I become who I am. Until then, there is the womb of my bedroom.